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1. mistreat

verb. ['mɪˈstriːt'] treat badly.

Synonyms

  • kick around
  • step
  • ill-treat
  • maltreat
  • do by
  • abuse
  • ill-use
  • handle

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • ride
  • disorganise
  • disorganize

Etymology

  • mis- (English)
  • treat (English)
  • treter (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Mistreat

  • uncomplete
  • noncompete
  • indiscreet
  • incomplete
  • vanvliet
  • vanfleet
  • obsolete
  • marquerite
  • marguerite
  • excrete
  • discrete
  • discreet
  • concrete
  • complete
  • secrete
  • retreat
  • replete
  • downbeat
  • deplete
  • conceit
  • compete
  • bufete
  • bridgette
  • backseat
  • unseat
  • streett
  • street
  • shumeet
  • repeat
  • receipt

How do you pronounce mistreat?

Pronounce mistreat as mɪˈstrit.

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Example sentences of the word mistreat


1. Verb, base form
At the beginning of the book, he uses his powers to mistreat the people under his rule.

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